|By Admin1 (admin) (22.214.171.124) on Saturday, January 16, 2010 - 11:29 am: Edit Post|
1962: Phyllis George Kirkwood served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia in Greenville, Sinoe County beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Phyllis George Kirkwood can be contacted at phykirkaearthlinkdnet
Country of Service: Liberia
Training Group: Liberia I
Cities you served in: Greenville, Sinoe County
Arrival Year: 1962
Departure Year: 1964
Teaching primary school, Teaching high school science
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I taught in Paramus, NJ, Portland, and Beaverton, OR, Married Jack Kirkwood and have two children. Founding president and lobbyist for Oregon Substitute Teachers Association.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
We were young and may have been more effective with more life and work experience, but people accepted what skills we had to offer and our friendship. That was the best kind of diplomacy. It was a life-changing experience for me and used every talent I had.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Our Liberia I group has had some reunions.
Originally posted: 1/15/2010
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1962; Peace Corps Liberia; Directory of Liberia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Liberia RPCVs
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